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a stop near bakersfield where he dedicated a monument at the home of the late cesar chavez. >> this is not a monument to one man. the movement was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> it is where cesar chavez lived and worked for 20 years. the site where the farm house is located is where cesar chavez is buried. today the president accompanied susie cesar chavez -- cesar chavez's wife to the grave. tonight the president will attend a dinner at the bill graham civic auditorium. that will be prepared by local celebrity chefs. it will be followed by a $200 per person concert. president obama is then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even
today in the central valley to dedicate a national monument to caesar chavez. then he will arrive in the bay area for three fundraisers. first at the intercontinental hotel. followed by two fundraisers at the bill graham auditorium. president obama attended fundraisers in los angeles yesterday. featuring a concert. the president took a jab at his own debate performance last week. he said while the singers are able to perform flawlessly night after night he can't always say the same. >>> mitt romney meantime scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. according to his prepared remarks, he will propose a new assertive role for the u.s. in syria, more sanctions on iran, and a change in the u.s. policy in the middle east. the republican nominee will portray president obama as a weak leader. >>> in overnight news back here in the bay area oakland police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 11:00 last night on church street. police say the victims showed up to the east mont police station in a car that was riddled with bullet h
the monument of cesar chavez will be in keen where he lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. this trip will include another fund-raiser. >>> a father and son credit a working smoke alarm for helping them escape their burning home. vallejo fire crews say it looks like the fire started in the garage of the large three-story home on el camino real. the first -- it's a story by first brow -- brought you live. it erupted around 3:00 as the father and son were inside sleeping. >> two occupants were inside. the device got their attention and then about able to get -- and they were able to get out unharmed. >> firefighters were putting out hot spots and called out extra crews. they don't know how the fire started. >>> san francisco firefighters were busy putting out a fire at an empty warehouse on treasure island. construction crews were in the building when the fire began. what parked -- sparked it has not been determined. >>> the as will be at the coliseum. they are still righting the end -- writing the ending to the season. fo
. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some supporters there. we'll have a report shortly from san francisco on the president's here to the bay area. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early, just head to your county election office. however, most county offices are closed today for columbus day. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tomorrow. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> gasoline prices already hitting records went up again overnight, rising to 4.67 a gallon. senator dianne feinstein has called for a federal investigation. she does not think this spike is related to supply and demand. meanwhile, governor jerry brown is trying to increase the gasoline supply. he ordered state smock regulators to allow winter blend gasoline to be sold earlier than usually. that tip itically doesn't happen -- that typically doesn't happen until after halloween. taxi drivers are among those getting hit hard. >> th
county next week to accomplish the cesar chavez national monument. the cesar chavez national monument will be in the community of keen where chavez once lived. it's also the current location of the national office for the united farmers union. the national monument would preserve chavez legacy of giving a voice to workers. the president is creating that monument through a special executive order. >>> he was going 40 miles per hour on a skateboard, the accident when a deer crossed his path and more of this video that has now gone viral. >> and i'm back here in just a few minutes, we're going to take a look at the fog and how soon it'll be before it gets here. i'll let you know. >> later tonight, boy those amazing a's. our sports director mark ibanez with highlights of tonight's clenching performance. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot
to dedicate a new monument at the home of the late ceasar chavez. he praised chavez as a man who brought the plight of the farm workers to the attention of the country and who touched many with a creation of the united farm workers union. >> the first to say this is not a monument to one man. the movement he helped lead was sustained by a generation of organizer who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> reporter: the president also thanked chavez's wife fighting alongside the man she he loved. they also walked together to chavez's gravesite where the president put a rose. >>> a new poll suggests romney has now pulled ahead of the president following last week's debate. the poll finds 49% of likely voters now say they back romney while 45% say they back the president. prior to the debate the poll had romney trailing the president by eight points. >>> our coverage continues at sock 30. the confidence some say romney is now showing and we follow the president's speech in san francisco. we will have more of what he said at 10:30 and the one mistake you don't want to mak
tomorrow from the post office. >>> hugo chavez has been re- elected after his closest race yet. he won re-election with 54% of the vote. his dhaller -- his challenger took 45% of the vote. chavez is the longest-serving president in latin-america. >>> the islamry military says that's wear a drone that was unmanned -- the israeli military says a drone that was unmanned was discovered. >>> julie anjulian -- julian assange supporters have until november 6th to pay 150,000 because assange violated his parole. >>> convicted killer joe ran van der sloot could soon be a father -- joran van der sloot could soon be a father. the newspaper claims the woman became pregnant during an unsupervised visit during the jame. he's also wanted in -- jail. he's also wanted in the disappearance of natalee holloway. >>> california health regulate, say there is a report that does not explore the possibility that the base here may have been dusted or soaked with radioactive sewage. they acknowledge the history was more widespread then it -- than it originally thought. the report is part of a process for the milita
to the polls in the most tightly contested presidential election in a decade. president hugo chavez is being challenged by a former state governor. in the united states hundreds travels to vote, including this one here in new orleans. >> we drove 23 hours to be here. and we can tell the people in venezuela there is no reason to stay in the houses. it doesn't matter who you vote for but vote. >> president hugo chavez has been in power for 14 years and predicted he will win in a landslide. >>> libya's parliament voted out the prime minister. he was the nation's first elect lected prime minister. >>> in other news of the world tonight, on the boarder of turkey and syria, fire between the two countries. diplomats said there are concerns it could lead to a wider war. the exchange began 5 days ago. the turkish government once supported the president but now s now a -- but is now a supporter of the rebels. >>> collecting wreckage from where a drone was shot down yesterday. no word on the origin of the drone and it was taken down by jet fighters. no group claimed responsibility. hezbollah is expecte
not plan to apologize and will maintain his innocence. >>> hugo chavez has been reelected after his closest race yet. he won with 54% of the vote. his challenger who promised to run venezuela as a market economy took 45% of the vote. chavez is the longest serving president in latin america. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors will finally decide tomorrow whether suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. the board is scheduled to vote at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. 9 of the 11 have to vote against mirkarimi in order to permanently remove him from office. >>> pg&e e is working to re-- pg&e is working to restore power. a 28-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon after his car hit a tree and a power pole on pleasant hill road. 651 customers were without power at the height of the outage. about a dozen customers are still without power but it is expected to be fully restored within the hour. >>> the units and the a's are on the -- the giants and a's are on the brink of elimination. both teams have dropped the first two games of their division series. the giants will travel to cinci
. that is where he will announce the establishment of the caesar chavez national monument. of course once the president arrives here in the bay area, you can obviously expect a lot of his supporters to be on hand for the various events but the president's visit will not come without protest as well. several groups including the bay area veterans against the afghanistan occupation plan to quote crash the president's visit. we are live this morning in san francisco alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney is scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. coming up at 6:15, the changes romney says he would make in u.s. middle east policy and the results of poll in the presidential race. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early head to your county election office, but most county offices are closed today because of columbus day. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tomorrow when the post office reopens from the holiday. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form
plans to visit kern county next week to establish the cesar chavez monument. it will be located where chavez once lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. >>> :17 -- >>> 7:16. the "new york times" reports that the u.s. generals in afghanistan have all but given up hope that they can work out a deal. they are counting on the afghan government to work on an agreement once forces leave the area. the government of pakistan approves any peace deal. back here at home, according to a new report, the average american household is facing a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid what's called a looming fiscal cliff. that's according to the tax policy center. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are due to take effect in january if congress doesn't work out a deal. but the congress reports that u.s. senators are working on a plan that would put off the increases and deal with the deficit program. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> it is 8:18. vallejo's mayor thinks someone is trying to intimi
the urging of her brother cesar chavez. there's a huge need for poll workers and people of all ages are encouraged to help out. >> we often urge counties to talk to their high schools because high school students who are 16 and have a 2.5 average can work at the polls and we have a lot of bilingual high school students. >>> boen says she's hoping more voters will jump into the process. with as many as 25,000 polls across the state, she says the state needs an army of volunteers. >>> at this time tomorrow, president obama and mitt romney will be facing off over issues of domestic policy. ktvu will carry this first presidential debate live then stay with us for ktvu channel 2 news immediately after. >>> we are outside walnut creek's largest homeless services program. but why the people who rent it say it may not survive much longer. >>> and i'm back here at 6:20, there's no fog at the coast. we had more records today. we're going to talk about that but of course you know it's coming. that cool down. i'll let you know when it gets here. -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper
office. >>> with 90% of the votes counted, chavez receives 54% to 45% for his opponent enrique capriles. capriles was expected to be the president's greatest challenger. >>> in iraq, the government executes 11 men. the number of executions are being called terrifying. international advocates have raised concerns about the fairness of trials, the transparency of court proceedings and the rumor of forced confessions. >>> natural steel pipes are being buried in the ocean bed. if a large earthquake were to hit, they could be raised to 121 feet above the water to diffuse the energy of a tsunami. >>> the man accused of killing trayvon martin plans to file a defamation of character lawsuit against nbc. >> george called and reported a black person. somebody asked him to describe someone. but the way things were edited like by nbc and others made it sound otherwide. >> reporter: three employees of nbc or the nbc station lost their jobs because of the editing. zimmerman is currently free on jail facing second degree number charges in the shooting of trayvon martin. >> the massachusetts pharmacy t
honoring the late labor leader cesar chavez and starting today, it will span 120 acres and include his home and memorial garden grave site. >>> california vote remembers already casting their ballots for next month's election -- voters already are casting ballots for next month. starting this year there will be new instructions sent out with every mail-in ballot. >> you would hate to have the vote canceled if you didn't sign it. >> right. >>> frightening moments for a 7th grade class. we'll tell you about a gun that was discharged and who is responsible. >>> it is beginning to look a lot like christmas. the pack from knee man car must -- mar -- the book from neiman marcus comes out today. >>> a gun went off at martin bureen school, they are responsible for the fun going off. the boys were arrested and face charges. the police say the 11-year-old brought the gun to the classroom, handed it to the 12- year-old who tried to -- who tried to hide it in his pocket, setting off a shot when a bullet hit the ground. nobody was hurt. >>> here we go! >> wow! big numbers there. that star's pumpkin, 177
of the caesar chavez monument. elf's -- he will arrive in the afternoon. there's a funds racing concert with john legend, and $20,000 a plate dinner. alex smith is expected to attend. >>> still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral rich state of florida. romney and his wife anne were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg,. >> he got a chance to explain his program, how he will create new jobs. did you hear what he had to say? i didn't either. >> later, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures at with customers at a cuban restaurant. >>> there interest you might have heard the big bird interest comment. that was at a romney rally. romney said he will cut federal funding for pbs, which airs sesame street. the rally was organized by the florida consumer action network. >>> early voting begins in california next week, and if you wants to get your vote in early, head though your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is columbus day, so the county o
the establishment of the caesar chavez monument. he will make his way to the bay area and head to san francisco for a fund raising concert. >>> former president bill clinton is getting ready to head to california. on tuesday morning he is expected to attend a rally at uc davis to endorse four democratic candidates including john gave men day of fairfield. will he head to los angeles to discuss the economy. >>> there was comedy mixed with discourse last night. bill o'reilly went head to head with john stewart. their 90 minute debate was streamed live on the internet and topics include foreign policy, entitlements, and the economy. >> income redistribution. do you believe in it? >> do you? >> no. i asked first. >> how is this a two personality such as yourselves are polar opposites coming together when congress can't. what advise would you give congress? [ laughter ] >> wait wait wait. >> you have to laugh. that is funny. the debate was dubbed the rumble in the air conditioned auditorium. proceeds went to charities. >>> space x is scheduled to send another shipment to the international space stat
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